Some parents may be a little gun-shy when planning travels in Europe. Let’s be honest, it won’t be the romantic holiday you may have pictured prior to your pint-sized crew. However, you can still enjoy any European city with your kiddos regardless of their age.
After you’ve settled in your new European digs, it’s time to start planning your adventures. It’s easy to think of the glitz and glamour of Paris, or the historical monuments dotting Utah and Omaha beaches in the Normandy region.
The food in Europe is amazing — plain and simple. Fresh, organically grown produce, meat straight from the butcher, and breads and pastries baked daily. Eating out isn’t just a meal, but an experience to savor.
What’s marked as prohibited, in a secret location and serves delicious drinks that will make for a memorable night? The answer is a speakeasy. These unlicensed establishments dating back to 1890 during the Prohibition era served alcoholic beverages although it was illegal at the time.
To many locals, European rail travel is one of the most romantic ways to explore. It's not only an easy way to travel but a train winding through the German countryside gives breathtaking views. You're taking a road trip without having to take turns driving, make pit stops and argue over music.
I wasn’t prepared for the way I felt when I walked through the gates of Disneyland Paris with my husband and our children for the first time. Instantly overcome with waves of childlike joy and nostalgia, I giggled with embarrassment as I wiped tears from my eyes.
For many, Easter is a sacred holiday for commemorating Christ’s resurrection. It’s also viewed as a chance to welcome spring. In Germany, that is no different than in the United States. However, our host nation offers its own customs and traditions. Here are some you may experience.
This summer, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of D-Day, June 6th 1944, The Patton Alliance, Patton Legacy Sports and the town of Carentan are organizing a game of flag football featuring the “Screaming Eagles” of the 101st Airborne versus The "All American Division” of the 82nd Airborne....
The d’Orsay Museum sits on the left bank of the Seine in Paris, just across the river from the Louvre. This gem of an art museum was voted in 2018 the #1 museum in the world on Trip Advisor. The d’Orsay’s architecture alone is worth a visit, as it is housed in a former railway station.
Something that I really look forward to each year is Spring Break. Every year my parents usually decide where we go and so far their plans have been fun. However, this year I’m planning to propose my destination wish list to them. My plans consist of really epic ideas to spend our week.
SUPREME HEADQUARTERS, ALLIED EXPEDITIONARY FORCE — "The major battle in France is joined," it was declared here today as Allied liberation troops fought inland from captured Bayeux on the Cherbourg peninsula in France, five miles from the coast.
A visit to the iconic Eiffel Tower tops the itinerary of many who come to Paris. While you can see the tall tower from miles around, you may not know that you can climb up into the latticework and see it from up close.